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Old 08-17-2005, 01:24 AM   #1
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setting up a sump for my 110g

i have a 55g that i will use for the sump some help with the design would be nice. I see most ppl getting acrylic or glass to separate in the tank what is wrong with plexy glass? Skimmer im looking at the ASM G-2 with Mag pump and id like a refugium.
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Old 08-18-2005, 04:44 PM   #2
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plexiglass is the same thing as acrylic. Check out the do it yourself area on this site. Also a sump is a fuge if you want it to be. Check out the articles on this great site and it will tell oyu everything you need to know.
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Old 08-18-2005, 06:50 PM   #3
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Plexi is not the same as acrylic. Overtime plexi yellows and gets brittle.
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Old 08-18-2005, 10:14 PM   #4
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so thats a no not to use plexi? And iv looked over 100's of sumps but im looking to get the best setup for my situation.
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Old 08-18-2005, 11:17 PM   #5
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Plexi cannot handle salt water as civicman says it gets brittle, You could make your own sump or buy one pre-made. It is actually quite simple. If you want a fuge you need a larger sump in the 20-30 gallon range.
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Old 08-19-2005, 05:29 AM   #6
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Any chain hardware store will have sheet acrylic for sale at about the same price from brand to brand. I like the thin acrylic because it is flexible and I measure like an idiot with head trama sometimes.
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Old 08-19-2005, 06:54 PM   #7
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If you haven't seen it already

http://www.melevsreef.com/

Good info on sumps and about anything else

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